Roland RC-202 Loop StationSKU: RRC202XXX-P
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Based on the popular RC-505 Loop Station, the two-track RC-202 offers the distinctive look and fingertip interface style of its big brother, plus a host of new features. Four Input FX and four Track FX are available at once, and loops can be saved to memories in real time for seamless creative expression while performing. Expanded foot control and MIDI capabilities are also included, ideal for looping musicians who have their hands occupied with guitar, keyboards, and other instruments.
Two Stereo Tracks and 64 Phrase Memories
The RC-202 offers two stereo loops with dedicated fingertip controls and animated status indicators. You also have 64 phrase memories for storing and recalling your live loop creations, organized in eight different banks for easy access while performing. As you work, you can save your loops to the current phrase memory without ever stopping playback. This convenient feature lets you seamlessly save and switch memories to perform different song structures and ever-evolving arrangements.
Powerful Performance Control
The RC-202’s panel is filled with hands-on buttons and knobs for maximum creative control while looping. There’s also a jack for connecting up to two footswitches or an expression pedal. Via MIDI, extensive control is possible from a MIDI foot controller or keyboard. MIDI also allows for synchronization with an RC-505 or a second RC-202, as well as drum machines and other devices.
Equipped with powerful multi-effects capabilities, the RC-202 offers more real-time processing than any other looper. Four Input FX and four Track FX are available simultaneously, with numerous effects types on tap for loop creation and playback. As you record, you can enhance the sound with Input FX like P. Shift, Lo-Fi, Ring Mod, and more. Track FX such as Beat, Filter, Slicer, and others provide DJ and sampler effects for high-impact processing during playback. The effects can be quickly adjusted with large, easy-to-grab knobs, and turned on/off as you go via dedicated panel buttons.
Audio Connections and USB
The RC-202 is outfitted with an XLR mic input, mono/stereo instrument inputs, and a stereo aux input. All inputs can be used at once, letting you capture and mix multiple audio sources as you build loops. It’s also possible to send a click track to headphones only, a great feature for monitoring while performing. Via USB, you can plug into your computer to archive WAV loops or load up RC-202 phrases with live backing tracks or sounds for sampler-style triggering. The RC-202 also functions as a USB audio/MIDI interface, making it easy integrate with music software for stage performing with a laptop, audio recording, MIDI sync, and more.
•Advanced BOSS technology in a compact tabletop looper that can be operated with your hands
•Two simultaneous stereo phrase tracks with dedicated controls and loop status indicators
•Four Input FX and four Track FX simultaneously available for processing loops with DJ and sampler-style effects
•64 phrase memories (8 memories x 8 banks), each containing two phrase tracks, custom effects/playback settings, and more
•Expanded external control via optional footswitches or expression pedal and MIDI
•XLR mic input with phantom power, mono/stereo instrument inputs, and stereo aux input
•17 onboard rhythm patterns, including odd-measure beats
•USB for phrase import/export and DAW integration with computers
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Display 7 segments, 3 characters (LED) Connectors INPUT MIC jack: XLR type (balanced, phantom power: DC 48 V, 10 mA Max)
INPUT INST (L/MONO, R) jacks: 1/4-inch phone typ
AUX IN jack: Stereo miniature phone type
Phones jack: Stereo miniature phone type
OUTPUT (L/MONO, R) jacks: 1/4-inch phone type
CTL 1, 2/EXP jack: 1/4-inch TRS phone type
USB port: USB B Type
MIDI (IN, OUT) connectors
DC IN jack
Series RC Model 202 Effects Master FX: Comp; Reverb
LPF BPF HPF PHASER FLANGER SYNTH LO-FI RING MODULATOR GUITAR TO BASS SLOW GEAR TRANSPOSE PITCH SHIFT ROBOT VOCAL DIST VOCODER NATURAL COMP HARD COMP NATURAL LIM HARD LIM PHONE VOX EQ LOW ISOLATOR MID ISOLATOR HIGH ISOLATOR OCTAVE AUTO PAN MANUAL PAN TREMOLO SLICER DELAY PANNING DELAY TAPE ECHO GRANULAR DELAY ROLL CHORUS REVERB BEAT REPEAT *1 BEAT SHIFT *1 BEAT SCATTER *1 VINYL FLICK *1 *1 TRACK FX only
Dimensions 9-7/16'W x 7"D x 2.25"H Weight 2lbs. 2 oz. USB Yes MIDI I/O Yes
The manufacturer's warranty covers parts for one year and labor for 90 days from date of purchase. The warranty excludes damage from misuse, abuse, and contains other exclusions.